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morning out at ocean beach, the marine corps and the navy are setting up what's called the shock trauma platoon, a field hospital you and i might think of as a mass unit. and coming into ocean beach in cooperation with the national park service is what we call an lcac, acronym, landing craft air. it will be a demonstration of how medical supplies will be brought in by amphibious supplies during a disaster. out of lake merced, we'll be landing helicopters to demonstrate medical evacuation procedures to the civilian community. having said all that, we have a cast and characters here to speak today and we'll be available for questions afterwards. we have major general mike meyer, retired marine corps. he is the chairman of the board for the san francisco fleet week association. we have joanne hayes white fire chief, monique moyer from the port, ann crone enberg department of emergency management. and i have to emphasize the partnership fleet week has with the department of emergency management goes beyond your imagination and the work we do together to create this disaster response program
week in defense news. muradian. the navy just commissioned its third littoral combat ship. we'll get an update on the controversial 55-ship program. >> plus, helping veterans get better jobs. a new plan from the u.s. chamber of commerce. but first, an exclusive interview with the chief of u.s. air force. space command general william shelton. few commanders are more operationally integral to all arms of u.s. warfighting than the air force space command that develops, launches, and operates the constellations of satellites and ground systems that make possible critical global services from gps, reconnaissance, missile warning, weather communications, or tracking orbiting spacecraft and debris. but developing satellites, launching them, and operating them for long periods of time is expensive business at a time when demand for space-based assets for everything from reconnaissance, surveillance communications, and moving massive amounts of data is soaring. so shelton is leading efforts to cut costs by increasingly leaning on commercial space suppliers. we caught up with general shelton
the urban search and rescue program that the san francisco fire department puts on for the navy and the marines, and that is a very successful program. we started in 2010. in 2011 what we realized is that every marin is a rifle man and every sailor is a firefighter. and, so, conversely, the navy last year, they're going to do it again this year, invites the fire department on board the ship to learn shipboard firefighting techniques. and with that i'm going to introduce chief joanne hayes white. (applause) >> good morning. thank you, louis. mayor lee, general maya, it's a pleasure once again, san francisco fire department, to welcome the men and women in uniform. and thank you for what you do to protect our lives each and every day, the service that you do. many times without seeing your family, as our port director indicated. we're very excited once again to welcome and celebrate the military here in san francisco. it is a great opportunity to -- for that cross training bert effort. we look forward to having some of our fire felters on board the ship to learn from the military,
navy ships, united states navy ships, we have canadian ships coming in, coast guard ships. they all have to be put somewhere. and working out those complexities are the folks at the san francisco port. i'd like to call up monique moya. (applause) >> well, thank you. good morning, everyone, and thank you for coming. there isn't much that i can say on top of the eloquent words of both the mayor and the general. so, i think what i will do is invite you all, please, to come to the waterfront. our job is to not only welcome the vessels and give them safe berthing, but also to welcome the men and women in uniform who come ashore. and it is a great place to meet these young men and women. last year i had the honor of talking to many of them and i got to realize that several of them were coming home to meet their families. they may never have been to san francisco. they may never have sailed under the golden gate bridge. they were coming into san francisco bay to reunite with their country men and families, in some cases to meet their newborn children. i found an amazing feat. to welcome th
week festivities are under way in san francisco. the navy's hover craft and landing craft, landed in ocean beach. >>> the hover craft is part of the city's disaster response training exercise during fleet week. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating the men and women in uniform and giving them the grace they deserve, we want to take the opportunity to practice the humanitarian roll that our military has. >> navy officials say the hover craft could deliver supplies, equipment and personnel to san francisco in the event of the major disaster. and the main attraction for the weekend's air show is already in town. the blue angels arrived yesterday. the navy's precision flying team is set to practice tomorrow. following that, plu angels. -- blue angels. they will have a meet an greet. >>> and we have a crew in san jose, following the shooting involving the san mateo transit officer. we may have the latest what may have caused it on the 10:00 news. >>> the cost not the morality of california's suspended death penalty. >>> of course, the oakland a's.
here to see the blue angels. and those navy pilots did not disappoint. >> the skill, it's amazing what these pilots do. and it also makes you feel a bit patriotic. it's wonderful. >> reporter: it was impossible not to hear the blue angels in san francisco today. and for those who looked up, impossible to look away. flying in formation just 18 inches apart and approaching the sound barrier, for in the navy's f-18s are always fleet week's biggest highlights. fleet week began this morning with a parade of ships as vessels from the navy and coast guard traveled under the golden gate bridge and into the bay. but for 12-year-old wyatt jayhugh, it was all about what was flying overhead. >> i love the blue angels and the big giant planes. i just love everything about airplanes. >> reporter: the air show included some impressive air acrobatics and some high-flying action from the air force's f-22 raptor. spectators were also wowed by a b-2 stealth bomber. >> the weather is great. and the show, yeah. excited to see the warships and all these fighter planes fly by. >> reporter: and fleet week con
the sound barrier, for many the navy's f-18s are always fleet week's biggest highlights. it gab this morning with the parade of ships as vessels from the navy and coast guard traveled under the golden gate bridge and into the bay. but for 12-year-old wyatt jahue, it was all about what was flying overhead. >> i love the blue angels and the big giant planes. i love everything about airplanes. >> reporter: the air show included some impressive air acrobatics and some high flying action from the air force's f-22 raptor. spectators were also wowed by a stealth bomber. many of the thousands who came to fleet week heeded warnings about not trying to drive into the city. we found a few who decided to take their chances. and were pleasantly surprised. >> we tried it and we did it and there was no traffic. got all the way into the presidio and parked for free and walked down here. >> reporter: fleet week continues in the city tomorrow. the blue angels take to the sky again at 3:00 p.m. live in san francisco, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >> thanks a lot. >>> still ahead at 11:00, a rough day for t
on tuesday. it's lively speculated that the pope will grant him a pardon if he's convicted. >>> the navy's newest destroyer cruise ready for her commissioning next weekend. the uss michael murphy is named for a navy seal who died in afghanistan in 2005. lieutenant murphy was awarded the medal of honor for putting himself in a line of danger. >> she's our hope, our leader and our shining star. >> the importance of this woman's visit to san francisco and why a small group was protesting her appearance. >> and a second chance, where these miniature horses are going as their owners face eviction. >> a reminder that you can [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. together we'll g
operational concepts for the forces. we are integrating operations on land in the air force and navy to maintain access in contested regions we are real making sure we are prepared for any opportunity for a challenge that may arise. the pentagon leadership is focused intently on executing the rebalanced. secretaries and leon panetta hosts a video teleconference but this is something new. this is something that secretary gates and then secretary leon panetta have been doing with commanders iraq and afghanistan as a way of keeping involved, keeping in touch, constantly consulting and working on issues and we've decided to do that with admiral law cleared out in honolulu also to keep the tempo of our activities so that the defense department leadership to make decisions effectively and quickly about the asia-pacific region. i am conducting a defense department wide management review to support assess and implement all of those rebalanced initiatives. we are watching every dollar, every ship and a free plane to make sure that we execute our rebalancing effectively. so, in conclusion, we
is more about inner service softball tournament. the navy and marines against the coast guard. have you ever wondered how these guys play so well when on ships most of the time? do you play in the ship. >> yes. >>reporter: where does the ball good. >> hit a wall. going to hit so we are all right with it. won't be home runs. >>reporter: speaking of ship and ship mates. technician michael jones and aj young had about 10 free hours in the city today 10 hours doesn't leave a lot of room for adventure. >> that's the rules. >>reporter: maybe it has to do with dna because moments later adventure found them. model guy with a camera. photo op. >>reporter: are you corrupting the navy. >> oh, no i wouldn't did that. reporter: not even in the spirit of fleet week. i thought you were going to get in trouble. >> i don't view that as trouble. just helping somebody out. >>reporter: clearly in the united states navy chivalry is not dead. along the embarcadero, abc 7 news. >> no it is not. hope they have a grit time while here. and the weather spencer is cooperating. >> lovely weekend. no
. >>> residents sounded off at the navy's first public hearing about how expansion plans at walter reed would affect traffic. that's according to "washington examiner." the navy plans to demolish five hospital buildings, replacing them with parking garages. the changes would only add 270 staff to the campus and 17 seconds to the commuters' drive time on rockville pike between grosvenor lane and wood mont avenue. >>> 4:48 now. some students at the university of maryland say bed bugs are back and causing problems in their rooms. one student showed us bites and marks from the bugs. students who live in south campus commons number 7 say they've complained about the bed bugs. for now, the students say they have to deal with the bugs every night. >> nothing we can do. i mean, they haven't offered for us to live anywhere else. we've got to live out of garbage bags and get bitten every night, which is unfortunate. >> what are you going to do now? >> i guess the only thing we can do is wait and hope. they haven't really given us any other option. >> students say the bed bugs have been a problem before
the bottom of the hour now. the navy's newest warship won't be named after a historic figure or a president, but one of their own. this is a live picture out of new york of the uss michael murp. the ship is being commissioned in honor of murphy who was navy seal lieutenant, killed during a reconnaissance mission in 2005 in afghanistan. he was leading a four-man team on a mission to find a key taliban leader when murphy's team came under fire. he was the first american awarded the medal of honor posthumously for the afghanistan war. >>> here are some other stories we're watching this morning. an advertising campaign battle of sorts is being waged underground in the subway system of new york city. check out these ads. the message is clear. religious tolerance, unity, and support for the muslim community. this is a part of three separate ad campaigns launched by jewish and christian groups. it is a direct response to this controversial ad that references savages and calls on civilized man to support israel, defeat jihad. >>> next, to colorado where police have issued an amber alert following t
. >>> all right, well the navy in thailand, latest group to go gangnam style. a few dozen soldiers do their thing there. >> it took three days for the navy to film and ed it this masterpie masterpiece. the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not. since everybody is going gangnam style. 330 million times that tune has been watched. >> amazing. >> number one in australia. and the uk. >> it is catchy. >> it is catchy. no doubt about it. >> come on. >> what is it like this? >> like a horsey. >> i'm not doing it. >> you made me do it. instigator over here. coming up the nation and neighbors joining together to give a little boy with cancer a christmas to remember. a story you will remember as well. >>> first, the new national punchline. replacement refs, got a pretty bad rap, we sit down with one who was on the field during the fail mary. you are watching "world news now". >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by swiffer, 360 duster. ♪ doesn't have to take longer. lean i'm done. i'm gonna read one of these. i'm gonna read one
week. the navy holds a drill and shows up with a vehicle that it plans to roll out in the event of a major disaster in san francisco. >>> and new information on that collision wean the big rig and amtrak train in the central valley this week. what the driver has now told investigators. >>> happening now, occupy protesters are throwing their weight behind richmond residents who say they are angry about the chevron refinery fire that happened back in august. a group is gathered right now near the refinery, holding the rally. after marching to the station to this point. you're looking at live images from newschopper 2. we're going to focus it on the group that appears to be blocking the street. this scene is taking place on the right-hand side of 580 as you're just about to cross the richmond-san rafael bridge. this one intersection does appear to be closed off. the fire, when it happened, sent a big toxic cloud over the city of richmond. as a result, thousands of residents went to the hospital in the next few days with respiratory problems. residents are submitting a list of dema
will not be made until spring. >>> bethesda residents sounded off at the navy's first public hearing about expansion plans at walter reed and how it might affect traffic. that's according to the "washington examiner." the navy plans to demolish five buildings and replace them with two buildings and two parks garages. the changes would only add 270 staff to the campus and about 17 seconds to the commuters' drive time on rockville pike between grosvenor lane and woodmont. but residents say they need to do more studies on traffic flow before adding more people to the mix. >>> and scaffolding collapses leaving a construction worker dangling. rescue workers had to use tall ladder trucks to reach the man outside the xhecommerce buildinn pennsylvania avenue. no one was hurt. >>> firefighters were washington state are struggling to contain a massive 15 square mile wildfire. the fire has already burned several homes and is threatening at least 100 more. the fire started yesterday. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the fire. fire crews are sending bulldozers to try to create fire li
from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to neil armstrong. he loved the navy and the sea, and his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held on the uss hornet at alameda point, we are feeling the pain at the pump with gas pricing soaring. some stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. cab drivers to delivery, busy to the commuter, nobody is liking what they pay at the pump. food truck operators say the cost of business goes up another $200 a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass that along to the customers, but at some point we have to. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up, they jack is back up. it's like this on purpose or something. >> the spikes might be temporary, but if it a while, delivery charges and food prices could start going up for everybody. >>> higher gas prices have driven many people to wait in long lines to fill up tanks and dis-- at discount retailers. this is at a cots co. several stations with lower prices have reported even running out of unleaded fuel because of the demand. many econom
. >> great publicity for the navy. it sheds good light on us and the city of san francisco. i mean, y'all been nothing but welcoming so far and i'm excited to spend the rest of my time here. >> reporter: joe vazquez, cbs5. >>> never get tired of looking at the blue angels buzzing over the bay area for their practice runs today. the navy jets are here for fleet week. they will hold more demonstrations tomorrow. the show is this weekend when the blue angels will showcase their aerial acrobatics above the bay flying at times only 18" apart. >>> well, with everything going on this weekend in san francisco, highway patrol is preparing for traffic gridlock. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman with the warning from the chp tonight. mike. >>> reporter: we have been talking about this to get word out. it's all over social media but you know someone is going to go shopping this weekend and say what's all this traffic about? so be ready. >> reporter: the bay area is popular on weekends but it may never be as popular as this weekend when upwards of a million people are expected for a visit. there is a l
a few hours, the navy's newest warship will be commissioned here in new york city. the u.s.s. michael murphy is named for long island native. murphy was killed during ambush in 2006. dispit despite being shot he left a safe spot and ran into the line of fire in order to call for help. it has a crew of about 300 and will be stationed in hawaii. all right, ladies. check it out. you are about to meet rob wilson. he has won an online competition to become the first ever male model on the price is right. >> what are you saying? >> i'm saying finally gender equality. we have waited this long. >> why does he have his top off? the women don't have their tops off? >> maybe it's not complete gender equality. >> it's an outrage. >> he beat out hundreds of hucky hopefuls where they strutted their stuff for the show's producers. he will be on for a week starting october 15th. >> i'm sick of being object find -- objectified. >> what's is the job? you stroke appliances, right you? go here is the dishwasher? >> exactly. >> so you are qualified. >> he is going to be there showing off a boat, when some
it should be. 89 degrees. >>> all right. well the navy in thailand. the latest graupoup to go gangn style. a few dozen sailors do their thing at the pace on the tourist island. >> it took three days for the navy to film and edit this masterpiece. a spokesman said the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not. since, everybody is going gangnam style. 330 million times that tune has been watched. it's number one in auralia. and the uk. it's, it is catchy. >> it is catchy. no doubt. >> right here. come on. >> lickke a horsey. >> you made me do it. the instigator. coming up. the neighborhood joining together to give a boy a christmas to remember. a story you will remember. >> the new national punchline. replacement refs get a pretty good rap the last few weeks. we sit down with one that was on field during the fail mary. you are watching "world news now." ♪ doesn't have to take longer. lean i'm done. i'm gonna read one of these. i'm gonna read one of these! [ female announcer ] unlike sprays and dust rags, swiffer 360 duster's extender gets into
. >> ali velshi reporting. >>> in new york this morning, the navy commissioned the uss michael murphy. you can see the ceremony here. the navy's new guided missile destroyer. the ship was named for a navy s.e.a.l. killed in afghanistan back in 2005. lieutenant murphy was shot when he ran out into enemy fire, trying to get a clear signal to call for back-up for his four-man team. murphy grew up on long island and was also awarded the medal of honor. >> the verdict is in for a man in the pope's inner circle, but a guilty verdict may be tempered with mercy with the release of confidential documents. >>> and military wives go topless in support of their husba husbands. find out how the pictures are launching a sizable movement. >>> and later, he was a bond, james bond. in just one movie. he reveals why he turned down the chance to do more james bond films. >> my name is bond. james bond. delicious sugar-free vitafusion fiber well gummies have more fiber than other leading brands. they're the better way to enjoy your fiber. >>> he has kept gas prices low and hopes it will help in his re-electio
at the finest level and getting to practice it for 80 years in the navy. -- for 8 years in the navy. i was lucky to get in the computer business, and i had all these ideas that ibm was not interested in, and i started my own company. it all worked out, because people bought computers but could not use them. they could not make the software. we would sell the whole thing, a completely finished package, hardware, software, and that went on all over the world, and sold that off to general motors of all places. then started a new company and that was barry successful also. it is now -- and that was a very successful also. >> it is now part of dell. >> the presidential campaign, when you look back, you could say why why i did what i did in terms of my public education, man military service. whatever made me decide for run for president? >> those other things were more rational. that was something we stuck with. it is human nature. people vote, and if you do not have a well-educated population, it is less rational. if we could ever get back to a block-educated population, people would do a much better
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